Obama Dissed During Official White House Press Event, Google CEO Rejects His Claim America Is “Lazy”…

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And Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt is a big time Obama supporter who recently gave the maximum $30,800 to the Obama Victory Fund.

Via Beltway Confidential:

Google CEO Eric Schmidt pushed against President Obama’s characterization of the United States as “lazy,” in terms of attracting business to the nation, during a White House Press Briefing at the economic summit in Hawaii yesterday.

“Relative to what standard of laziness?” Schmidt said when asked if he agrees with President Obama’s remark. “It’s hard for me to answer the question without understanding what we’re judging it against.”

Asked by a reporter, “Would you use the word “lazy”?” Schmidt rejected the term. “I would not.”

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Related: ‘Lazy’ Isn’t America’s problem

President Obama was wrong to say at the Asia-Pacific economic summit that America has gotten “lazy” in the last few decades at attracting foreign investment. What he should have said, in light of his administration’s handling of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, is that America has become quite adept at blocking it.

To delay the project for more than three years and then, after giving every indication that it would go through, announce the decision will be kicked past the 2012 election takes hard work…

Also, Barack Obama’s Lazy America

For some reason, Barack Obama has decided that part of his path to re-election will involve blaming his failures on the American people, who can be insulted into loving him again.  This narrative involves convincing us that the American spirit was so degenerate by 2008 that not even the dazzling skills of the LIghtworker could save us… at least, not in a mere four years.

In September, Obama declared that it was his unhappy duty to preside over “a great, great country that has gotten a little soft, and we didn’t have that same competitive edge that we needed over the last couple of decades” during an interview in Orlando.  Then it was off to San Francisco, where he told the audience at one of his endless big-bucks campaign fundraisers that “we have lost our ambition, our imagination, and our willingness to do the things that built the Golden Gate Bridge and Hoover Dam.”

Last weekend Obama was at it again…

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